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  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Columbus
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Neutral

What was the stress level of the interview?

3 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

40 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

1

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What would you do if a young woman came to you requesting an abortion?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Tell me about your clinical experiences." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"Why haven't you applied to East Coast or West Coast schools (I only applied to Midwest schools)?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"If you were on a desert island for 24 hours, what three things would you want to have with you? (I got the impression that he was looking for nonstandard answers in order to learn something about me...)" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"If you discovered a friend was cheating in a class, what would you do?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read up on current health-care-related issues in the NY Times, reviewed my application materials, this site, the OSU Website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The students' enthusiasm, the commitment to development, the way that the interview day was carefully constructed to be informative and relaxing. Downtown Columbus seemed nice and safe." Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interviewer seemed to be trying to catch me saying something wrong or stupid. Also, I wasn't really impressed with the area of Columbus near the campus, and the student housing areas seemed really dumpy." Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing sticks in my mind..." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I thought that the interview did nothing to help or hurt me. I think my standing afterwards was exactly the same as before. The interview conversation was mediocre but not damaging to my candidacy." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

09/22/2003

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